|Full name||Yolanda Ramírez Ochoa|
1 March 1935 |
Mexico, DF, Mexico
|Highest ranking||No. 6 (1961)|
|Grand Slam Singles results|
|French Open||F (1960, 1961)|
|Wimbledon||QF (1959, 1961)|
|US Open||QF (1961, 1963)|
|Grand Slam Doubles results|
|French Open||W (1958)|
|Wimbledon||SF (1957, 1958, 1959)|
|US Open||F (1961)|
|Grand Slam Mixed Doubles results|
|Australian Open||SF (1962)|
|French Open||W (1958)|
Yolanda 'Yola' Ramírez Ochoa (born 1 March 1935) is an internationally renowned tennis player active in the 1950s and 1960s.
Ramírez was a singles finalist at the French Championships in 1960 and 1961. She lost the 1960 final to Darlene Hard and the 1961 final to Ann Haydon. She also was a quarterfinalist at Wimbledon in 1959 and 1961, a quarterfinalist at the 1961 and 1963 U.S. Championships, a semifinalist at the 1962 Australian Championships, a semifinalist at the 1959 Italian Championships, and a finalist in Monte Carlo in 1959. Ochoa won the German Championships in 1957 and was a finalist in 1961.
Ramirez teamed with Rosie Reyes to win the women's doubles title at the 1958 French Championships and to reach the final at the 1957 and 1959 French Championships. She teamed with Billy Knight to win the mixed doubles title at the 1959 French Championships. With Edda Buding, she reached the women's doubles final at the 1961 U.S. Championships. She also won the women's doubles titles at the Italian Championships and in Monte Carlo, both in 1960.
Ramírez won the singles titles at the 1960 Mexico National Championships and the 1961 Caribbean Lawn Tennis Championship.
Grand Slam finals
Singles (2 runners-up)
|Runner-up||1960||French Championships||Clay||Darlene Hard||3–6, 4–6|
|Runner-up||1961||French Championships||Clay||Ann Haydon||2–6, 1–6|
Doubles (1 title, 3 runners-up)
|Runner-up||1957||French Championships||Clay||Rosie Reyes|| Shirley Bloomer
|5–7, 6–4, 5–7|
|Winner||1958||French Championships||Clay||Rosie Reyes|| Mary Bevis Hawton
Thelma Coyne Long
|Runner-up||1959||French Championships||Clay||Rosie Reyes|| Sandra Reynolds
|6–2, 0–6, 1–6|
|Runner-up||1961||US Open||Grass||Edda Buding|| Darlene Hard
|4–6, 7–5, 0–6|
Mixed doubles (1 title)
|Winner||1959||French Championships||Clay||Billy Knight|| Rod Laver
Grand Slam singles tournament timeline
|Australian Championships||A||A||A||A||A||A||A||SF||A||0 / 1|
|French Championships||A||A||3R||4R||4R||F||F||A||2R||0 / 6|
|Wimbledon||A||A||2R||3R||QF||3R||QF||A||1R||0 / 6|
|U.S. Championships||3R||1R||A||A||A||A||QF||A||QF||0 / 4|
|SR||0 / 1||0 / 1||0 / 2||0 / 2||0 / 2||0 / 2||0 / 3||0 / 1||0 / 3||0 / 17|
SR = the ratio of the number of Grand Slam singles tournaments won to the number of those tournaments played.